This Week 14 game against the Los Angeles Rams is vital because the Raiders'

chances of making the postseason are dangling by the thinnest of threads.

Week 14 kicks off with a traditional west coast showdown as the Raiders visit

SoFi Stadium to take on the Rams. This game has the potential to save Las Vegas'

playoff hopes or at least give the defending champions some measure of pride.

Both of these clubs are facing a short season, with the Rams all but out of the picture and

the Raiders hanging on by a very tight thread to the possibility of making the playoffs.

It is almost unbelievable that the Raiders still have any hope after

the slide they started the season on, losing seven of their first nine games.

However, they appear to have turned a corner after winning their last three games straight.

The Rams, on the other hand, have been completely destroyed by injuries;

Super Bowl MVP Matthew Stafford is now out for the remainder of the season due to a spinal cord contusion